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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Maalot Educational Network | Evaluated Learning Experience

Elementary Yiddish (YID198)


Varies, proficiency examination. 

Authorized locations.

September 2020 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: demonstrate proficiency in listening, reading, comprehension and writing necessary for elementary basic communication in a foreign language. Specifically, students will recognize the alphabet, demonstrate an ability to understand the main ideas and information on a variety of familiar topics. Students read and understand simple texts of familiar topics, including standard vocabulary and basic syntax; communicate basic ideas and needs orally by using patterned responses and in writing, by writing simple sentences and linking them into a paragraph.  Grammar is expressed in present and one other timeframe in comprehensible language. Students will be able to spell phonetically.


Students prepare for this proficiency examination using Yiddish language texts focusing on elementary grammar and vocabulary and aural comprehension materials.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 6 semester hours in Yiddish (3/21).  NOTE: Only students who receive 6 credits on both the Elementary Yiddish (YID198) and Intermediate Yiddish (YID298) exams may earn up to 4 semester hours on the Advanced Yiddish (YID398) exam.